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with health care or debt ceiling and wants the gun control conversation going and immigration and deal with spending and cutting issues in washington. let's play what speaker boehner said on immigration, one of the items in the pot right now. >> this is not about being in a hurry. this is about trying to get it right. on behalf of the american people and those who are suffering under an immigration system that doesn't work very well for anybody. >> do you agree it's not about being in a hurry? because i just heard the number the other day, quote 11 million people in the country undocum t undocumented. >> most people agree whatever the number is, 11 millionest smat an undercount. i think for mr. boehner, no reason to hurry but the obama team, the white house, they have every reason to. momentum is on their side. the results of the elections are still fresh on people's minds and also on gun control and reform. the tragedy at newtown is also fresh on people's minds so they -- it is in their interest to get it moving and going and before it recreeds and also there's another danger as we a
these entitlements. >> first they argue the debt ceiling was their leverage. then they realize politically that was problematic for them. now that we resolved that at least for now although we still have to deal with it down the road, you've got deficit reduction that they perceived to be their leverage through shutting the government down or allowing what both republicans and democrats agree is an unacceptbly large set of spending cuts in the sequester which were designed to incentivize us to sit down. we're not going to be able to deal with this by march 2nd. let's make sure we avoid those cuts. >> absolutely. >> so here's what i think we have to look out for. i was up on the hill testifying this morning, and i'm picking up the following. i think what republicans would like to do is actually cancel the defense part of the sequestration and shift those cuts on to the non-defense side. that must be avoided. look, first of all in my view all these cuts ought to be avoided the way the president was talking about today. but what i just described absolutely must be avoided because it puts all
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